Tag Archives: linguistic rights
In this link, the BBC’s Lawrence Pollard interviews Dr. Michel DeGraff about a linguistic issue every teacher should know about: teaching students whose native language patterns are different than those which are expected in the classroom. DeGraff, a linguistics professor … Continue reading
There are so many new online tools for teaching language, it can be difficult to keep up. Here’s a list of a few tutorials that can help you figure out which are tools are going to be most helpful in … Continue reading
Ruslana Westerlund, who works for the Minnesota Department of Education, runs this blog: Ell Bill of Rights Poster | ellBillofRights. This link will take you to a poster which summarizes the rights of English Language Learners (ELLs), as determined by relevant … Continue reading
Education Week shows discusses language translation as a civil rights issue: Education Week: Civil Rights Deal Signals Federal Push for Translation Services.